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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Give the right forage to the right horse

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, Health, Intestinal microflora, Performance | 0 comments

Forage and forage is not the same thing. How well horses can digest forage depends on the forage’s cell wall content. Cell walls are composed of cellulose fibre, hemicellulose, pectins and cell wall protein. The...

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Forage intake in two year old trotters in training

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, growing horses, Health | 0 comments

A Swedish study has investigated the forage intake in 13 two year old trotters in heavy training. The forage was a second cut grass haylage with 63% dry matter (DM), 10.8 MJ metabolizable energy/kg DM and 14%...

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Growth, training and health in yearlings fed a forage-only diet

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Forage, growing horses, Health, Performance | 0 comments

A Swedish study has examined growth, exercise response and health in 16...

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